Recent Silver Dollar Blog Posts
Collecting coins for over 90 years pays off! 102 year old Missouri collector sold his collection at New York City Auction for $23 million dollars.
A 1795 U.S. Silver Dollar in just about pristine condition went for $910,625, the list goes on and on with amazing coins! Retired St. Louis lawyer Eric P. Newman starting his collection in the 1930's. He said the entire collection of 1,800 pieces cost him approximately $7,500. That is a pretty amazing return! Read the whole story at ctvnews.com!
1895 Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation strikes: 12,000 (possible melted down)
There is no mint mark on the coin which means it was minted in Philadelphia.
1895-O Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation strikes: 450,000
Minted in New Orleans
1895-S Silver Dollar
Mintage Circulation Strikes: 400,000
Minted in San Francisco
Random Facts of 1895A genuine 1895-CC dollar doesn't exist since the Carson City Mint was closed at this time.
Los Angeles Railway established to provide streetcar service.
America's 1st auto race starts; 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avg 7 MPH
Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
1st auto manufacturer opens-Duryea Motor Wagon Company
1st shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
1st rolling lift bridge opens, Chicago
-17 degrees F (-27.2 degrees C) in Braemar, Grampian (UK record)
Michael Owens of Toledo, Ohio patents a glass-blowing machine
Electric central at Niagara Falls gives 1st steam